Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail #325

 

WBCC Newsmail 325, Volume 7, November 2, 2002 --------------------------------------------------------------------
Composed with help from members of the Worldwide Bi-metallic Collectors Club (WBCC), and weekly published by , Netherlands, Focal Point of the WBCC
Assisted this week by Jack Hepler, USA
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Dear WBCC Members and Non WBCC Members,

I really hope you enjoy reading this weeks WBCC Newsmail !!

1. My New E-mail Address ... by John Beckman, USA

Please read my new E-mail address: John Beckman (WBCC Member #134), USA No Longer Provided Online.

2. Bi-metallics for Russian Cities ... by Cliff Anderson, USA

While researching the new seven Russian 10 rouble coins for the various ministries, I noticed that the WEBSITE indicates that there will be a total of 50 coins issued for those historic Russian cities, three per year. This seems to match the US commemorative quarters for the 50 US states. It did not say, but it seems a valid presumption that all of them will be Bi-metallic, just list this year's issues for Kostroma, Derbent, and Staraya.

3. Bi-metallic Token in New Dutch Euro-set ... by Frans Dubois, Netherlands

November 16 will be the official introduction for a special "sports-set" with all denominations of the Dutch 2002 coins and a special Bi-metallic token. The set is made for the 100th anniversary of the Dutch Football Club "BVC Bloemendaal" from Bloemendaal. Total mintage of the set will be only 3000 and 1000 sets are for all members of the club. So only 2000 sets will be available for collectors. Price of the set is € 32,- The address of the club where the sets can be ordered is:
H.J.van Teylingen
Middelweg 18
1911 ED Uitgeest
The Netherlands
No phone or Email-address is available)

4. Bi- and Tri-metallics in Ebay ... by Martin Peeters, Netherlands

The following you will not see often Bi- and Tri-metallics one can bid in Ebay:
* ANDORRA 1999 5 Dinars Tri-Metal World Globe
* CHINA 12 Astrology Animals BIMETAL PRF Medals
* Isle of Man 1995 ANGEL Bimetal Proof AU/PT
* ANDORRA 2D.BIMETA OLYMPICS - HIGH JUMP
* Bi-Metallic Trade Tokens of the US, Schenkman
* Hawaii 1995 Bimetal BICENTENNIAL UNIFICATION

5. The WBCC Bi-metallic Quiz Game #325 ... by Jack Hepler, USA

Lajos Kossuth started a revolution for his country’s independence in the middle of the 19th century. It was nearly 150 years later that independence finally came in 1989. Kossuth is honored on a bimetallic coin of which country?
a. Czech Republic
b. Slovenia
c. Ukraine
d. Hungary
Please send your answer to me: Jack Hepler. Note: See this coin and many others by visiting the WBCC website.

Answer to Bi-metallic Quiz Game question #324
The Philippine 2000 Bi-metallic coin features two heroes of Philippine independence. One is Apolinario Mabini. What is the name of the other person honored on this coin?
a. Andres Bonifacio
b. Dr. Jose Rizal
c. General Douglas McArthur
d. Melchora Aquino
Answer to Question #323 is "a".
Summary of answers to Quiz Game Question #323: 85.

6. New Bi- or Tri-metallic Images ... by Rod Sell, Australia

The new Bi and Tri-metallic images shown at: New Images. Newly listed is:
* Tunisia, 5 Dinar 2002 (AH1423)

7. WBCC Auction 49 ... by Rod Sell, WBCC Auction Provider

Auction 49 is now opened. You can view the 89 interesting lots at: Auction 49. Please email me your lots NOW to: Rod Sell. I will not be on line when the Auction opens. I will update your bids as soon as possible later in the day. Good luck.

"See you" next week,
Martin Peeters, Focal Point of the Worldwide Bi-metallic Collectors Club

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The Worldwide Bi-metallic Collectors Club (WBCC) was established September 14, 1996 and is the very first Worldwide Collectors Club using the Internet. Goal of the WBCC is exchange Bi-metallics and exchange knowledge about Bi-metallics
WBCC Organisation:
WBCC Websmaster, JD White, USA.
WBCC Auction Provider, Rod Sell, Australia.
WBCC DoCu-Centre: Frans Dubois, Netherlands.
WBCC Public Relations: Cliff Anderson,USA.
WBCC Research Centre: Paul Baker, UK.
WBCC Developement Centre: Jack Hepler, USA.
WBCC ANA Focal Point: Ray Lockwood, USA.
WBCC Focal Point: Martin Peeters, Netherlands
WBCC Website
Bi-metallic Forum Page
The WBCC is officially sponsored for the Basel World Money Fair by:
* Imprensa Nacional - Casa da Moeda, S.A (The Portuguese Mint) and Schuler Presses, Germany.
 
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